JavaScript Library for Image Recognition and Text Extraction

Summary of my bookmarked Github repositories from Aug 2nd, 2017

Github repositories

  • naptha/tesseract.js

    Tesseract.js is a JavaScript library that allows you to extract words from images in various languages. It wraps a webassembly port of the Tesseract OCR Engine, enabling browser and server-side usage. The library supports image recognition, including real-time video recognition. Installation is straightforward, and the API provides simple functions for image processing and text extraction. Major changes in version 4 include improved accuracy through rotation preprocessing and parallel processing support. It's recommended to update to version 4 for better performance and functionality. The library also offers documentation and examples for guidance.